Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Bowler, WI

Discover affordable housing in Bowler where there are 2+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Village Apartments

201 E Main St, Bowler, Wisconsin 54416

Wildwood Apartments

100 E Wall St, Bowler, Wisconsin 54416

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Bowler, Wisconsin

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

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Reported On March 21st, 2024 by Lorena Bentley

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Bowler, Wisconsin
$9.89 (+136%) more than Wisconsin minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Bowler, Wisconsin?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Bowler, Wisconsin.
Operates the Public Housing programs for Bowler, Wisconsin.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Bowler, Wisconsin.

Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Bowler.

How many renters live in Bowler, Wisconsin?

The City of Bowler has 297 people living in 124 households.

There are 65 renters living in 29 renter households in this City. Renters make up 21.89 percent of the population living in Bowler.

What is the rental market like in Bowler, Wisconsin?

There are an estimated 133 housing units in the Bowler area. Of these, 29 units are rental homes, making up 22 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Bowler, Wisconsin, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Bowler?

The rental vacancy rate in Bowler is 0 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Bowler for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Bowler
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
1 7 10 5 4
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Bowler

A large number of apartments in Bowler have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Bowler are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 45 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 34 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Bowler

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $703 to $1,205. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $703
One BR $728
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,096
Four BR $1,205
2024 Fair Market Rents in Bowler, Wisconsin

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Bowler?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 1 100 percent
One BR 6 86 percent
Two BR 10 100 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Bowler, Wisconsin

How many affordable rental units are in Bowler?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Bowler, Wisconsin including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 4
Public Housing 10
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 8
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Bowler, Wisconsin

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Bowler, Wisconsin

Bowler features 8 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Bowler, Wisconsin

There are 6 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bowler.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bowler, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bowler landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Bowler.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bowler, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.